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LGBT Community Organizations Participating in the ‘Big Give’

LGBT Community Organizations Participating in the ‘Big Give’

Eight organizations with links to San Antonio’s LGBT community are participating in the Big Give, a 24-hour day of online fundraising during which over 600 nonprofits from throughout South Central Texas make an appeal to potential donors. Since 2014, 150,000 donors have given nearly $15 million dollars to over 2,000 nonprofits via the Big Give,

San Antonio Vows to End AIDS by 2030

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. San Antonio has become the first city in Texas to sign onto an international initiative to eradicate AIDS by 2030. The initiative, known as Fast Track Cities, has three goals in mind for San Antonio residents: that 90 percent of people with HIV are diagnosed (currently 86 percent),

Allies United: Danielle Cunningham

Danielle Cunningham For artist, musician, graphic designer, webmaster, meditation teacher, Reiki healer and all-around beacon of creative/restorative light Danielle Cunningham, allyship comes as a result of two essential aspects of her character: her lived experience growing up as a self-described outcast and her new-age (for lack of a better catchall term) spiritual beliefs. Growing up

American Idol Alum David Hernandez to Perform at Webb Party

The San Antonio AIDS Foundation’s Webb Party returns after a one-year hiatus on April 21 at the Bonham Exchange with the 80’s theme, “Reboot,” and a live entertainment roster headlined by American Idol alumnus David Hernandez. As one of SAAF’s signature fundraising events, the Webb usually attracts over 1,500 guests and helps raise over $100,000

SAAF Closing Its Nursing and Hospice Care Unit

Thirty years after it began providing medical care to those who were sick and dying of AIDS, the San Antonio AIDS Foundation announced on December 9 that it will close its nursing and hospice care unit at the end of the year. It was in 1986, at the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in San

SAAF Announces Return of WEBB Party in 2017

After a year-long hiatus, the San Antonio AIDS Foundation announced the return of the WEBB Party on April 21, 2017 as an official Fiesta San Antonio event to be held at the historic Bonham Exchange nightclub. As one of SAAF’s signature fundraising events, the WEBB generally attracts over 1,500 guests and helps raise over $100,000 annually for

Ken Slavin’s ‘Shaken Not Stirred’ Concert to Benefit SAAF

On November 10, local jazz crooner Ken Slavin will present a concert to benefit the San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts’ Carlos Alvarez Theater. Ken Slavin: Shaken, Not Stirred is an expanded version of the singer’s recent New York City showcase at the Metropolitan Room featuring selections by Great American Songbook

Cleve Jones to Speak at SAAF’s 30th Anniversary Fundraiser

The San Antonio AIDS Foundation announced today that human rights activist, author and lecturer Cleve Jones will be the keynote speaker at the organization’s 30th anniversary fundraiser, “First in Hope, First in Service,” on August 7. Jones became involved in the “gay liberation” movement in the 1970’s. He was mentored by Harvey Milk and worked

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